Oct 12, 2012 7:00pm PDT
it together with a former clinton director -- >> who disavows it. >> jennifer: the partner is democrat ron widen and ron widen had his own response today, saying quote . . . and that wasn't the only tall tail from ryan. here he is criticizing the stimulus plan. >> the vice president was in charge of overseeing this. $90 billion in green pork to campaign contributors and special interest groups. >> i love my friend here. i'm not allowed to show letters, but go on our website. he sent two letters saying by the way can you send up stimulus money for us here in the state of wisconsin. >> we advocated for constituents applying for grants. >> this was such a bad program and he writes a letter saying the reason we need the stimulus is because it will create growth and jobs. >> jennifer: you tell him joe. can you believe that green pork. paul ryan and the vice president didn't let much slip by unchallenged last night. >> i don't understand what my friend is talk about. i don't know what world he is in. it is not true. it is not true. more people signed up -- if you notice he never
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
clinton. she is now a political and policy strategist at mvg and a senior fellow at the center for american progress. welcome back inside "the war room." >> thank for having me. >> jennifer: it's great to have you here because i think we need some forward looking news. arizona and texas both reliably red right now, although in september, the president came within three points in one poll in arizona leading many to say, wow, could arizona be the next swing state in this election? do you think if not in this one, in the next one, that those two states would be in the swing state category. >> this motivated a great number of hispanics in arizona to register and vote, and they succeeded in recalling for the first time ever russell pierce who was the author of "1070." he made an even fort to get back on the ballot, and they defeated him again. there is currently an effort to not reelect sheriff arpaio. and then we have richard carmono running for the u.s. senate running as a democrat and he is giving -- >> jennifer: a run for his money. >> so if not this time, i'
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm PDT
that is by being very very strong in explaining everything he has done for the country. we saw bill clinton do it at the convention, and people need to remember just how bad things could have within. how much farther we have come -- if i was the president i would be hammering home that jobs report from last friday. people need to understand and really begin to feel from the president that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. >> jennifer: i totally agree. you guys are going to stay right there, so stick around because i have thoughts on that right after the show. and after the break we'll talk about political adds and when i'm going to get my plain old boring commercials back. presents coverage of the vice presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> was this the game changer? is this going to change the dynamic? (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >> so keep on tweeting and maybe you'll have your voice be part of this democracy and see your tweets up on our screen. >>now that's politically d
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm PDT
policy issues when he joined up with then governor clinton on that ticket. that's an importants a tribute. >> jennifer: one thing he is disciplined, and my guess is he is boning up on every bit of foreign policy that he can. kiki thank you to suchmor joining us inside "the war room." up next how is mitt romney's momentum, and i really hate even saying that -- how is that momentum translating in swing states? (vo) what is said here could decide the election. current tv presents coverage of the vice presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> was this the game changer? is this going to change the dynamic? (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >> so keep on tweeting and maybe you'll have your voice be part of this democracy and see your tweets up on our screen. >>now that's politically direct. cu >> jennifer: you're back inside "the war room," i'm jennifer grandholm. both president obama and governor romney are pulling out all of the stops to win colorado's nine electoral votes. the